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|Name = Frank Skartados
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 104
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}}{{tnr}}'''Frank Skartados''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 100 since 2009.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Frank Skartados''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 104.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2012 after winning a special election.  
  
Skartados' professional experiences include teaching environmental studies and American History for the New York Military Academy; chair of the health department for New York Military Academy; and as an intern for the Center Against Apartheid for the United Nations.
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He previously represented District 100 in the Assembly from March 2012 until 2013.  
  
Skartados earneed his BA in political science from the State University of New York at New Paltz and a MA in international studies from State Universty of California at Sacramento.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110350 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Skartados]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Skartados earneed his BA in Political Science from the State University of New York at New Paltz, and a MA in International Studies from State Universty of California at Sacramento.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110350 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Skartados]</ref> His professional experience includes teaching environmental studies and American History for the New York Military Academy, serving as chair of the health department for New York Military Academy, and working as an intern for the Center Against Apartheid for the United Nations.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110350 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Skartados]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Skartados served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Banks
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|Committee4 = Small Business
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|Committee5 = Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Skartados served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Cities
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|Committee3 = Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
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|Committee4 = Energy
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|Committee5 = Local Governments
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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Skartados ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 104. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. He defeated [[Christine M. Bello]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
  
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'''Note: Challenge in Progress:'''In the latest count, Kirwan was narrowly leading Skartados by 64 votes with 119 ballots remaining.<ref>[http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2010/December/21/Elec_100AD_recount-21DEc10.html ''Mid-Hudson News,'' "100th AD race could be settled before Christmas," December 21, 2010]</ref>
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The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Thomas Kirwan]] (R) passed away in 2011 at the age of 78.<ref>[http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20111129/NEWS/111129825 ''RecordOnline,'' "Assemblyman Thomas Kirwan of Newburgh dies at 78," November 29, 2011]</ref>
  
Skartados ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He faced [[Thomas Kirwan]] (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the [[Working Families Party]].
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Skartados defeated [[John Forman]] (R) in the March 20, 2012 special election. Skartados also ran on the Working Family Party ticket. Forman also ran on the Independence and Conservative Party tickets.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=candidate_32_special NY State Board of Elections, Candidate List, February 28, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120320/NEWS/120329969 ''Times Herald-Record,'' "Skartados defeats Forman in 100th Assembly District," March 20, 2012]</ref>
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Skartados lost to challenger [[Thomas Kirwan]] (R) in the [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|2010 Assembly race]] for District 100 by 15 votes. Skartados ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary.<ref>[http://polhudson.lohudblogs.com/2011/02/16/kirwan-wins-court-ruling-on-election/ ''Politics on the Hudson,'' "Kirwan Wins Court Ruling On Election," February 16, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2011/01/30/2011-01-30_let_us_count_the_ways.html ''New York Daily News'' "New York needs a single standard, not three, for deciding razor-close elections," January 30, 2011]</ref> Skartados maintained that he would appeal the judge's decision.<ref name="mhn">[http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2011/January/21/AD100_recount-21Jan11.html ''Midhudson news'' "Kirwan up by a dozen votes," January 21, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=100 New York Assembly - Rep. Frank Skartados]  
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Frank Skartados
Frank Skartados.jpg
New York State Assembly District 104
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 20, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 100
2012-2013
New York State Assembly District 100
2009-2010
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Frank Skartados is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 104. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012 after winning a special election.

He previously represented District 100 in the Assembly from March 2012 until 2013.

Biography

Skartados earneed his BA in Political Science from the State University of New York at New Paltz, and a MA in International Studies from State Universty of California at Sacramento.[1] His professional experience includes teaching environmental studies and American History for the New York Military Academy, serving as chair of the health department for New York Military Academy, and working as an intern for the Center Against Apartheid for the United Nations.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Skartados served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Banks
Local Governments
Small Business
Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
Transportation

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Skartados served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Skartados ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 104. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He defeated Christine M. Bello in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

New York State Assembly, District 104, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Skartados Incumbent 67.5% 26,987
     Republican Christine M. Bello 32.5% 12,972
Total Votes 39,959

2012 special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Thomas Kirwan (R) passed away in 2011 at the age of 78.[5]

Skartados defeated John Forman (R) in the March 20, 2012 special election. Skartados also ran on the Working Family Party ticket. Forman also ran on the Independence and Conservative Party tickets.[6][7]

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Skartados lost to challenger Thomas Kirwan (R) in the 2010 Assembly race for District 100 by 15 votes. Skartados ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary.[8][9] Skartados maintained that he would appeal the judge's decision.[10]

2008

On November 4, 2008 Skartados won election to the New York State Assembly, District 100, defeating opponent Tom Kirwan (R).

Skartados raised $6,965 for his campaign while Kirwan raised $31,910.[11]

New York State Assembly, District 100 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Skartados (D) 22,501
Tom Kirwan (R) 21,605

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In the 2008 election, Skartados raised a total of $6,965.[12]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Skartados, Frank K $3,260
Blank $1,200
Morgan, Madeline $200
Olivera, Mary $160

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Political offices
Preceded by
John McEneny (D)
New York Assembly District 104
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Thomas Kirwan
New York Assembly District 100
2012–2013
Succeeded by
Aileen Gunther (D)
Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 100
2009–2010
Succeeded by
Thomas Kirwan